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Introduction to Corrections: Books

Research material for Introductions class


Encyclopedia of Prisons & Correctional Facilities  

Crime, Prisons and Jails

 Making it in the "free world" [electronic resource] : women in transition from prison


Circulating Books

Downsizing prisons  how to reduce crime and end mass incarceration   HV9471 .J317 2005 


Master the Probation Officer/Parole Officer Exam    HV9278 .P6978


Probation and Parole: Current Issues   HV9278 .P695 2008


Psychology in probation services     RC451.4.P68 P745 2


Reform and Resistance: Gender, Delinquency  and America’s First Juvenile Court  KFI1706.K58


Sex Offenders in the Community: Managing and Reducing the Risks  HV 6556 .S49 2003


Corrections : the essentials -HV9275 .C633 2012


   The philosophical and ideological underpinnings of corrections -- A history of corrections -- Correctional history: reforms and themes -- Sentencing: the application of punishment -- Jails -- Probation and community corrections -- Prisons -- Parole and prisoner reentry -- The correctional experience for staff -- Women and corrections -- Minorities and corrections -- Juveniles and corrections -- Legal issues in corrections -- Correctional programming and treatment -- Corrections in the 21st century.

Reference Books



Congressional Quarterly's Desk Reference

          on American Criminal Justice                      REF HV9950.B364

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice 4v                         REF HV6017.E52

Encyclopedia of American Prisons                              REF HV9471.S54

National Jail and Adult Detention Directory                   REF HV9463.N37       

Prisons in America : a Reference Handbook                REF HV 9471.R36

Standards for Electronic Monitoring Programs              REF HV9276.5.A52

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics                    REF HV 6787.S68

Standards for adult probation and parole field services   REFHV9304 .A67

 The State of Corrections, Proceedings, 

      VItal Statistics in Corrections..                              REF HV8482.A38



 Eyewitness Testimony                           Media BF 241.E9249

 From Prison to Home                             Media HV9276.5

A Hard Straight                                         Media HV9305.C2 H37

Parole problems: crime & punishment   VC 2539

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